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AddSecure appoints Magnus Lengdell new CTO

Press Release   •   Aug 14, 2018 07:15 GMT

AddSecure today announces the appointment of Magnus Lengdell as its new Chief Technology Officer.

Lengdell will, with his extensive experience play a key role in delivering the strategic technology plan focusing on digital innovation.

AddSecure, a leading European provider of secure communication solutions within monitored alarms and critical IoT communications, today announces the appointment of Magnus Lengdell as its new Chief Technology Officer.

Lengdell will be responsible for the continued development of AddSecure’s technology roadmap,
harnessing his extensive experience of agile development of hardware and software, as well as his know-how from the telecom industry. He brings knowledge of complex solution sales and experience of managing cross-functional global teams. Lengdell will also work closely with the company's product teams to drive technology and speed into product and data insights delivery to customers and partners.

Magnus Lengdell previously served as Global Service Portfolio and Sales Director Cloud & Managed Services at Giesecke+Devrient. Over the course of his career, Lengdell has held several management positions. He earned his Masters of Business Administration degree at the University of Uppsala and has studied Computer Science and Engineering at Luleå University of Technology.

Stefan Albertsson, CEO of AddSecure said: "We are excited to welcome Magnus to our Corporate Management Team. Magnus has deep technical and cloud skills, and is a creative problem solver. His experiences and personal qualities are very valuable to our company and the strategic journey we are currently on.

AddSecure aspires to be the logical choice for all security conscious customers and a leading player within monitored alarms and critical IoT communicationson the European market.

Magnus Lengdell, Chief Technology Officer said: “I am thrilled to join this forward-thinking and expansive company. AddSecure has been supporting their customers for many years with secure critical communications solutions. The road ahead is exciting and full of opportunities to safely and securely deliver premium solutions.”

Lengdell will be part of the AddSecure Corporate Management Team reporting to the CEO. He took on his new role on August 13.

Ib Andersen, the previous CTO, will continue to serve the company as a Senior Advisor to the Corporate Management Team.

About AddSecure
AddSecure is a leading European player within secure critical communications. We provide over 50,000 customers and partners around Europe with secure communication solutions within monitored alarms and critical IoT communications. In total, we have delivered close to 400,000 connections and one million units.
Our solutions - which help save lives, protect property and secure vital societal functions - are flexible, easy to install and help increase our customers' competitiveness. We currently focus on the following business areas; building security, building automation, energy and smart cities, as well as fleet management.
The company founded in the early 1970s today employs around 260 staff. AddSecure has its headquarters in Sweden and regional offices as well as a network of distributors around Europe. Other companies in the AddSecure group are Chiron, a leading provider of advanced Alarms over IP (AoIP); Contal Security, a leading Swedish supplier of solutions for digital in- and outward alarm transmission and integrated security systems; Smart Grid Networks, a provider of smart solutions for power network automation and digital communication within the utilities sector; and Vehco, a leading European Fleet Management Systems specialist providing proprietary IoT solutions to a range of large and small customer HCV (Heavy Commercial Vehicles) and mixed fleets across Europe.AddSecure is owned by Abry Partners, an American private equity fund founded in 1989 and headquartered in Boston, USA. Abry Partners is one of the USA’s most successful private equity companies and, since its inception, has completed more than 550 transactions worth over 61 million US dollars. For more information, please visit www.addsecure.com